BARCELONA CITY BREAK 4 days / 3 nights
Travel dates: 30.4.-3.5., 18.-21.6. i 20.-23.8.2020
VALUE MORE: Ticket to Park Güell included!
Day 1: ZAGREB - BARCELONA
Meeting of passengers at Franjo Tudjman airport at the counter two hours before departure. Croatia Airlines flight on OU 374 at 15:20. Arrival to Barcelona at 5.30pm. Transfer by bus to the hotel. Accommodation in a hotel. Possibility to go with a public transport tour guide and on foot for a walk in the heart of Barcelona, the Catalan capital also known as the "City of Counts". Free time for personal programs. We suggest an evening walk along Rambla, a street that Lorca claimed should "have no end", a colorful, noisy and colorful place that best describes the spirit of Barcelona, a city that knows how to work but also have fun. Overnight stay.
Day 2: BARCELONA
Breakfast. Tour of the city by bus and on foot with the tour manager: Montjüic Hill, "Jupiter's Hill", where the 1992 Olympics opened and where some of Barcelona's most interesting museums are located - Plaza España, one of the city's most important squares surrounded by monumental towers dating back to 1929. were the entrance to the World Exhibition and the bullfighting arena, today the shopping center - Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's monumental and life-giving work, one of the world's most celebrated cathedrals - Plaza Cataluña, the central city square, the point where "Old Town" meets "New" , some of the city's most interesting streets start from this square - a walk through the Gothic Quarter to the cathedral (outside view). Free time for personal programs. A recommendation is a visit to the famous Maritime Museum, located on the site of one of Europe's oldest shipyards, which contains rich exhibits from Spain's maritime history. The famous royal Catholic couple, Isabella and Fernando, just met Columbus in Barcelona after the first of several of his trips to the Indies. Free time to buy and own programs. In the evening, they go out together for an outdoor performance of the "magic fountain", a wonderful play of light, water and music at Plaza Espańa. Overnight stay.
Day 3: BARCELONA
Breakfast. Departure with the public transport tour guide and on foot to Güell Park (part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site), masterpieces by Catalan wizard Antonio Gaudí, and a stroll through his Mediterranean gardens (entrance fee included). A visit to the picturesque La Rambla Street, where the famous Boquería Market is located, the first information about that famous market dates back to 1217. Departure to the old port, Port Vella, the part of the city that shone after the 1992 Olympics and where the crowd is located shops and restaurants as well as a possible visit to the Barcelona Aquarium, one of the best in the Mediterranean. Barcelona is also known as a city with an exceptional supply of high-end museums. We recommend an individual visit to the Picasso Museum, located in one of the most beautiful medieval streets in Barcelona or the Joan Miró Foundation, located on Montjüic, the Olympic Hill. Both museums feature laudable collections of art and exhibits. Optional optional flamenco show tonight. Overnight stay.
Day 4: BARCELONA - ZAGREB
Breakfast. Free time in the city until transfers to the airport. We suggest going to the Eixample Quarter, home to some of Barcelona's most beautiful architectural pearls, the palaces of the most celebrated architects of the 19th century, and today the city's famous business and commercial center, the Born or Raval districts, are old Barcelona neighborhoods that boast life and diversity. Visit Ciutadella Park, where Barcelona's ZOO, several museums and parliament buildings are located. Or enjoy Barcelona, a part of the city that gained in popularity after the Olympics and where locals love to walk, eat and have fun. In the afternoon transfer to the airport. Airplane flight on line OU 375 to Zagreb at 6:20 pm. Arrival to Zagreb at 20:20.
Package price per person in double room: FM € 4,480 / € 4,680
(airline fees 1,090 kn included in the price of the package)
FM DISCOUNT RELATED TO REGULAR PRICE IS VALID TO NOTIFICATION OF CAPACITY COMPLETION! THIS DISCOUNT EXCLUDES POSSIBLE OTHER DISCOUNTS OR SPECIAL ACTIONS!
Single room supplement: 1.190 kn
BEDROOM ROOM ON REQUEST!
Extra charge per person for departure from Split, Zadar, Dubrovnik or Pula: 470 kn
(availability and confirmation of flights upon request; individual check-in at the airport until meeting with the travel manager in Zagreb)
PRICE OF THE PACKAGE ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDES: transport by air on the route Zagreb-Barcelona-Zagreb, airfare, tour manager, accommodation in a 3/4 * hotel in Barcelona in double rooms based on three bed and breakfasts, transfer from / to the airport in Barcelona, entrance to Güell Park, sightseeing according to the program, and organization and sales costs
PRICE OF THE PACKAGE ARRANGEMENT DOES NOT INCLUDE: Tickets for cultural and historical monuments and museums not listed as included, public transport tickets, facultural amenities, tourist tax of 0.72 € / 1.21 € per person per night (payment at hotel reception), travel health insurance and personal order expenses
PRICES FOR FACULTY PROGRAMS AND TICKETS
(as of October 2019, subject to change):
Museu Picasso 12 €, Fondació Miro 12 €, El Poble Espanyol 13 €, Museo FC Barcelona (Camp Nou Experience) 29,5 €, Sagrada Familia from 15 €, aquarium adults 20 € (children 5-10 years 15 €); public transport ticket € 2.20 - carnet for 10 rides € 10.20
Aeronautical fees are subject to change and the final amount of the fees is confirmed on the day the airline ticket is issued. Atlas reserves the right to change prices in the event of exchange differences greater than 1.5%. The organizer can change the order of sightseeing during a city tour of Barcelona, depending on museum hours or public holidays, and on the estimate. Sightseeing content remains posted regardless of the order of sightseeing. Departure times for the program are listed according to the flight schedule of Croatia Airlines published in October 2019 and are subject to change.
MINIMUM OF PASSENGERS: 20
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT SPAIN:
OFFICIAL NAME: Kingdom of Spain
GOVERNMENT: Parliamentary monarchy
CITY: Madrid, around 3.16 million (2016)
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid
LANGUAGE: Spanish (official)
RELIGION: Catholics 70.2%, atheists 9.9%, other 2.6%, 15.1%, unspecified 2.1% (2016)
TIME DIFFERENCE: Central European Time (Croatia 12:00 = Spain 12:00)
MONEY: EUR (Euro); 1 EUR = 100 Eurocents
NUMBER OF POPULATION: Approximately 46.57 million (according to the 2017 census).
AREA: approximately 505,990 km²
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION: a south-western European country, bordering Portugal in the west and France in the east. It faces the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north.
CLIMATE: Despite its size, the Mediterranean climate prevails, characterized by hot and dry summers and mild and rainy winters. The central part of Spain, Meseta, has a more continental climate with warm summers and cold winters.
ELECTRICAL VOLTAGE: 230 V.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL: A valid passport or identity card is required for Croatian citizens to enter the Kingdom of Spain and must be valid for at least 3 months after entry. Children must have their passport / ID.
HEALTH: Vaccination is optional. We recommend that you consult your World Health Organization website (WHO, www.who.int) before traveling. We also recommend that you take a convenience store pharmacy for your trip.
TELEPHONING: Area code is +34. Mobile phone connections are good, all mobile operators have a roaming agreement. Please contact your network operator for details.
CREDIT CARDS: Most credit cards are accepted at all banks, most hotels, restaurants and shops (MasterCard, Visa), while Amex is accepted less frequently. For the most part, the entrance to each store contains credit card symbols accepted by each store as a payment method.
GUIDELINES: The service is included in the price, so leaving tips is not common practice (except in the case of large group events), but if you are satisfied with the service, you can leave up to 5%.
TRAVEL SAFETY: Please refer to the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs for travel safety to individual countries or on their website: www.mvep.hr.
CLOTHES: We advise comfortable layered clothing. For winter trips, be sure to bring gloves, a hat, and a scarf. Good and comfortable footwear are essential.
FOOD AND BEVERAGES: Spanish cuisine is rich and varied, thanks to the multitude of ingredients available in the country and the various regions that produce it, as each autonomous community contributes to its own dishes. The ingredients of Spanish gastronomy are rich, varied and characteristic of the Mediterranean diet. The ingredient king is olive oil. Garlic and onions are also one of the most important Spanish gastronomy. Going to tapas is very common in Spain, is part of the culture and tradition and is found all over the country. These are small meals accompanied by drinks and accompanied by good friends or colleagues. The main course of Spanish cuisine is Spanish tortilla or tortilla de patatas. The ingredients of this dish are sliced thin slices of potatoes, eggs and salt, and onions and peppers are often put.
SHOPPING: Candles, flamenco souvenirs, saffron, leather (bags, shoes), olive oil, jewelry, gold, clothing (Spanish brands like Zara, Mango, Desigual). The shops are generally open from 9:30 am to 2 pm, then there is a siesta, or midday break from 2 pm to 5 pm, and again from 5 pm to 8 pm, every working day. Larger malls are open daily from 10am to 9pm.
SAF: Please keep money, documents and other valuables in the hotel or room safe, the organizer of the trip or the hotel does not take responsibility for the stolen items.
Embassy of the Repof Croatia in the Kingdom of Spain
(Covers the Republic of Cuba and the Principality of Andorra)
Calle Claudio Coello 78/2, 28001 Madrid, ESPANA
Nives Malenica Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador
0034 91 577 6881, 577 6901, 0034 91 577 6905
Office hours of the Consular Section of the Embassy: (for parties)
• Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am - 1pm
• Tuesday 13: 00-16: 00
Hotline for Croatian Nationals (Emergency and Off-Time Emergency): 0034630526085
Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in the Kingdom of Spain, Barcelona
c / Comte d'Urgell, 165-167, esc B, 08036 Barcelona, ESPANA
Juli C. Bàrcena San José, Honorary Consul
0034 93 272 0043, 0034 93 488 0755
Office hours of the Consulate:
• Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
• Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.